Definition of binucleate in English:

binucleate

adjective

Biology
  • Having two nuclei.

    • ‘The incidence of micronucleated cells was recorded by scoring 500 binucleate cells with intact cytoplasm.’
    • ‘The rise in the percentage of binucleate cells during this time indicated that the loss of uninucleate cells was due to nuclear division.’
    • ‘Final experiments comprised at least three doses, with the highest concentration showing a significant reduction in the proportion of binucleate cells in the cultures.’
    • ‘In the same tissues binucleate cells and cells with multilobed nuclei occurred.’
    • ‘A remarkable paper by Prokofyeva-Belgovskaya, pointing out a difference between mother and daughter chromosomes in binucleate cells.’

Pronunciation

binucleate

/bīˈn(y)o͞oclēit/